Amazonite is also known as Amazon stone. Amazonite is named after the South American Amazonite River. Amazonite is the variety of microcline feldspar. Feldspar is the most common mineral in the entire world. Certain green stones were extracted from the Amazon River and later it was found as amazonite.
Amazonite is found in light green to light blue in color. As, it is soft and bluish green in appearance, sometimes it closely resembles nephrite and jadeite. Amazonite can be identified in a number of ways. As, it resembles other gemstones the correct identification can be done by density testing and testing of refractive index. Polariscope testing is done to identify between isotroropic and anisotropic gemstones.
Amazonite Fossil Origin and Sources
Amazonite fossil is found in only few locations in the World. The main sources of this green stone are United States, Russia, Canada, Brazil and Austria.
Amazonite Fossil Value
Color – Amazonite fossil color can vary between green, yellow green to blue green. Fine white streaks are found in many amazonite stones.
Clarity – It is opaque and translucent. Transparent variety of Amazonite is rarely found.
Cut and Shape – It is found in different shapes and cuts. These are cut en cabochon and are rarely faceted.
Amazonite Fossil Gemological Properties
Chemical Formula – Potassium Aluminum Silicate
Hardness – 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale.
Cleavage – Perfect.
Luster – Vitreous
Amazonite Metaphysical Properties
Amazonite enhances the masculine and feminine energy. It brings calmness and also strengthens the physical power and stamina. It soothes all the Chakra, but especially the heart chakra. It also increases artistic ability and stimulates creativity for the creative person.
Amazonite is the birthstone for Aquarius and represents Virgo according to the zodiac sign. When it is worn in pendants, rings, necklace, and bead as an amulet, it protects the wearer from the diseases and infections.
Amazonite has a powerful filtering action. Amazonite fossil blocks the geopathic stress. absorbs microwaves and cell phone emanations. This is an extremely soothing fossil. It calms the brain and nervous system and also aligns the physical body. Amazonite is a stone that helps you to see both side of yourself.
Amazonite on the emotional level soothes emotional trauma, removes worry, anxiety and fear. It removes negative energy and aggravation.
Amazonite heals and opens the heart and throat chakra. It also opens the third eye and brings divine communication. This stone dissipates negative energy and blockage of the nervous system. It is highly beneficial in osteoporosis as it fulfills the calcium demands of the body.
Amazonite cures tooth decay, calcium deficiency and balances the metabolic deficiencies. It also relieves muscular spasm.
Why Amazonite Fossil from Astrokapoor
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